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Knitting: Christmas Stocking
These Christmas stockings are knitted using Cascade Yarns Heritage Solid in red, green and white. They use a cuff down and heel cuff method of sock knitting with Scandinavian style motifs. The toe is finished using Kitchener stitch for which there is a link to a video tutorial.
This jumper was designed with my grandson in mind, but it would look fabulous on a girl too. It is top down, the main part of the body is in one piece with no seaming. The arms and neck are knitted using short rows. I added a hood as I like to think of this as a child surfer’s garment.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
There is a little bit of a story behind the name of this hap shawl. Recently I was at my local WI meeting and I was nervously stood at the front of this group of very talented ladies talking about how I design knitting patterns. This shawl was my current WIP and although it was still in the early stages, it created a lot of interest as I sat kni...
Knitting: Shorts, Booties, Mittens, Earwarmers
I designed this set for my step-grandson to wear in his first ever professional photo shoot. His mum wanted something cute and memorable. The outfit is designed to look like a boxer’s, with long shorts, boots, a head protector and boxing gloves. There is an added lace up detail as would be seen on a vintage style boxer’s kit.
These boot cuffs are ideal to brighten up any pair of boots. They are quick to knit up and could be done in an evening in front of the TV. They feature a cute umbrella motif which can be done in any contrasting colour you like. A great first project for using the intarsia method.
This pattern was designed with people very new to knitting in mind. My daughter who is 11 wants to knit but can just about remember the difference between a knit and purl stitch. Many patterns marketed as beginner are too hard for her and the ones that aren’t are boring.